Nevin AKARSU

Phd Student, Marmara Universty
  • Marmara Universty
  • Turkey
Mieke Schuurman

Senior Policy Advisor, Eurochild

Mieke Schuurman is Senior Policy Advisor on children’s rights & safeguarding for Eurochild. At Eurochild she is responsible for children’s participation, for which she has developed Eurochild’s internal child participation strategy and child protection policy. She is also advising on European children’s rights issues.

Before joining Eurochild, she has worked as an independent expert in the field of children’s rights and EU law since 2009.  She has carried out assignments for various international organisations and NGOs, including the Council of Europe, European Commission, Eurochild and UNICEF. She has provided advice, carried out research and given trainings on children’s rights. Formerly, she was Secretary-General of the European Children’s Network (EURONET). She has a Master in Law (LLM) and European Studies (MA).

Sophie Bailey

Founder, The Edtech Podcast

Sophie is the founder of the iTunes new and noteworthy, The Edtech Podcast. The mission of The Edtech Podcast is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ and ‘tech’ for better innovation, through storytelling. The podcast is downloaded 1500+ times a week, from up to 109 countries with the UK, US & Aus in the top 3. Sophie is a mentor and advisor within the edtech community, and is particularly passionate about female entrepreneurship.
Lord Tim Clement-Jones

Former Chair of House of Lords Select Committee on AI / Co-Chair of APPG on AI, House of Lords, United Kingdom

Lord Clement-Jones was made CBE for political services in 1988 and life peer in 1998. He is Liberal Democrat, House of Lords spokesperson for Digital. He is former Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on AI which sat from 2017-18; Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (“APPG”) on AI; a founding member of the OECD Parliamentary Group on AI and member of the Council of Europe’s Ad-hoc Committee on AI (“CAHAI”). He is a former member of the House of Lords Select Committees on Communications and the Built Environment; and current member of the House of Lords Select Committee on Risk Assessment and Risk Planning. He is Deputy-Chair of the APPG on China and Vice-Chair of the APPG’s on ‘The Future of Work’ and ‘Digital Regulation and Responsibility’. He is a Consultant of DLA Piper where previous positions include London Managing Partner, Head of UK Government Affairs and Co-Chair of Global Government Relations. He is Chair of Ombudsman Services Limited, the not for profit, independent ombudsman providing dispute resolution for communications, energy and parking industries. He is Chair of Council of Queen Mary University London; Chair of the Advisory Council of the Institute for Ethical AI in Education and Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center.
Andreas Schleicher

Director, Education and Skills, OECD

Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris. As a key member of the OECD Senior Management team, Mr. Schleicher supports the Secretary-General’s strategy to produce analysis and policy advice that advances economic growth and social progress. He promotes the work of the Directorate for Education and Skills on a global stage and fosters co-operation both within and outside the OECD. In addition to policy and country reviews, the work of the Directorate includes the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), the OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), and the development and analysis of benchmarks on the performance of education systems (INES). Before joining the OECD, Mr. Schleicher was Director for Analysis at the International Association for Educational Achievement (IEA). He studied Physics in Germany and received a degree in Mathematics and Statistics in Australia. He is the recipient of numerous honours and awards, including the “Theodor Heuss” prize, awarded in the name of the first president of the Federal Republic of Germany for “exemplary democratic engagement”. He holds an honorary Professorship at the University of Heidelberg.
Angela Carbone

Dean Learning Innovation, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology

Professor Angela Carbone is the Dean Learning Innovation in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology. Prior to this role, Angela was the Director of Education Excellence at Monash University. She has extensive educational leadership experience and an international profile in scholarship of learning and teaching. Her teaching achievements are recognised internationally, being the first female academic to be awarded the University Teacher of the Year and secure two National Teaching Fellowships. At the core of Angela’s work is her immersion in pedagogy, drive for innovation, excellence in educational practice and leadership in digital transformation.
André Francisco Pilon

Associate Professor (Senior), University of São Paulo / Int. Academy of Science, Health & Ecology

Assoc. Prof., University of São Paulo; Psychologist, São Paulo’s State Court of Justice; Director, Ministry of Health; Editor-in-Chief, journal Academus. Education: Masters of Public Health Education, University of Puerto Rico; Doctorate (and Post-Doctorate), University of São Paulo. Affiliations: Int. Academy of Science, Health & Ecology; United Nations UNCCD Science-Policy Interface; EuroScience; World Alliance for Citizen Participation; WSSCC; Center for Healthy Cities. of Expertise: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Education, Ecosystems, Urban Studies, Politics, Economics, Social Sciences, Psychology, Education, Ethics, Public Health, Health Education and Promotion, Journalism. http://www.ipbes.net/sites/default/files/abridged_curriculum_vitae_copy_0.pdf